Brown-Forman Profit Rises 5.1%

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Brown-Forman Corp. said its earnings rose 5.1% during the holiday quarter with a boost from its Jack Daniel’s trademark brand and premium offerings.

Bristol-Myers, Bavarian Nordic Ink Prostate-Cancer Deal

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Bristol-Myers Squibb said it has joined with Bavarian Nordic to exclusively license and commercialize the Danish company’s experimental prostate-cancer treatment.

Investors Balk at Deals for Specialty Retailers

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The recent collapse of private-equity buyouts of Chico’s and Express Inc. signal that investors and lenders are growing increasingly wary of specialty retailers.

Tech Firms Buy Up Property

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Some of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies are on a real-estate buying binge, paying premium prices to make sure they have enough space for future expansion.

Yellen Scolds Wall Street on Culture, Ethics

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Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen raised concerns about the state of Wall Street’s culture and ethics, echoing similar comments from other regulatory officials and increasing pressure on the biggest U.S. banks to improve.

Smells Like Teen Dispirit

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Ahead of the Tape: Investors are bracing for more teen angst when Abercrombie & Fitch Co. and American Eagle Outfitters Inc. report fiscal full-year results on Wednesday.

Is There a Case for Actively Managed Fund Investing?

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Many investors have switched to low-cost index funds, but some stick with actively managed funds, hoping to beat the market. Two experts debate both approaches.

Is a Prenuptial Agreement a Must for Most Couples?

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Some say prenups prevent heartache and protect both parties. Others see the advantages accruing to the spouse with more money.

Do Cryptocurrencies Such as Bitcoin Have a Future?

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Are we at the start of a new era of monetary systems? Or should we all keep our hands on our wallets?

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